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Guide to the Xenia Prochorowa Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Xenia Prochorowa Collection
    Dates: 1934-1968
    Creator: Xenia Prochorowa
    Collection Size: 2 linear feet
    Repository: Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
    Stanford University Libraries
    Stanford, California 94305-3076
    Abstract: Materials related to the pianist's career.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research. Listening appointments may require 24 hours notice. Contact the Archive Operations Manager.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head Librarian of the Archive of Recorded Sound.

    Preferred Citation

    Xenia Prochorowa Collection, Courtesy of the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Xenia Prochorowa was born in Moscow in 1915. She studied piano at the Moscow Conservatory with Prof. Karl Kipp, and later with Nicolas Medtner. In 1933 she was the winner of the International Franz Liszt Competition in Budapest. She toured offering concerts and master classes throughout the American continent from 1933-1952, and through Europe from 1952-1963. In 1964 she was appointed piano lecturer at the College of Music, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Xenia Prochorowa's collection consists of a handful of letters, documents, photographs, programs, clippings and announcements of concerts and new recordings.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Prochorowa, Xenia